On This Day

What Happened on September 17, 1934

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

RCA Victor releases 1st 33 1/3 rpm recording (Beethoven's 5th)

  • USSR joins League of Nations (Netherland, Switzerland & Portugal vote no)

Famous Birthdays

Famous Deaths

  • Edmund van der Straeten, German composer, dies at 79
1934 Highlights

About September 17, 1934

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 86 years, 6 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Virgo